Dr. Steven L. Sapkin, MD

Dr. Steven L. Sapkin, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery | Male | 74 years old

Foote Gold-Sapkin Medical Group
5400 Balboa Blvd Ste 228
Encino, CA 91316 Get Directions
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Dr. Sapkin specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery and practices in Encino, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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I had never been to a rectal Dr. and was very embarrassed. He has the best bed side manor and made me feel at ease. He took care of my issue and is highly trained in his field. I would highly recommend him!
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Dr. Sapkin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Colon & Rectal Surgery
  •  Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 1967

  • Internship Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital

    Completed in 1967

  • Residency Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital

    Completed in 1972

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cook Co Hospital

    Completed in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Proctology

Procedures Performed

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)